December 5th, 2001

Granulocyte Colony Stimulating Factor (G-CSF)

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A glycoprotein secreted by a variety of cells that stimulates the growth of hematopoietic stem cells and their differentiation into granulocytes. It is often used to treat patients who have become severely neutropenic as a result of chemotherapy or irradiation.

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